Megan Malkemes

Student, Organizer

Megan Malkemes has been a long-time youth organizer passionate about community empowerment and system deconstructing. Her start to community organizing began alongside her family and neighbors with the Boston Project Ministries, a neighborhood development organization in Dorchester that works on civic organizing, youth development, and community art/beautification. In high school, her activism outgrew the Boston Project and she began leading initiatives and groups within her school and the City of Boston. In her high school, she led a student group against human trafficking, helped organize a 4-day social justice conference, and was a co-director of her school’s social justice organization. She has also been an intern with March For Our Lives: Boston has served as the Director of Civic Engagement on the Mayor’s Youth Council of Boston and has been a lead organizer of Vote16: Boston. Megan has been named Youth Director of the Year on the Mayor’s Youth Council and was the recipient of Mayor Walsh’s Bigtime Peace Award. She continues to work towards social justice as she pursues a degree in Political Science at Eastern University in Philadelphia, PA